Area News

Casey’s Awarded Special Use Permit
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

With everything in place, the Washington City Council approved a special use permit for a convenience store off Highway 100 at a special meeting Monday night.

Aldermen Move Mayor’s Report to Later on Agenda
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

In a unanimous voice vote with Alderman Greg Rahn absent, aldermen agreed to move the mayor’s report on the agenda to follow routine city business.

Some County Staff Earn Below Average
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

The findings of a study of Franklin County employee salaries released Tuesday show it will take $630,000 per year to bring county staff up to the market standard in earnings.

Open House Schedule for Washington School District
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

In preparation for the 2017-18 school year, open houses and the deployment of electronic devices have been scheduled throughout buildings in the Washington School District.

Skornia Named New Emergency Chief for Washington — Begins Mid-August
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

For Mark Skornia, emergency preparedness is a lifestyle. That’s what interested him in the role of the Washington Emergency Management director.

‘Second Chance’ Breakfast Will Be Offered This Fall At St. Clair Junior High, High School
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

St. Clair Junior High and High School students will have an opportunity to purchase breakfast after first hour starting this fall.

KE2 Therm Solutions Wins Bronze Award For Excellence in Product Design
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

KE2 Therm Solutions, Washington, was recognized for excellence in product design at the 14th annual Dealer Design Awards Program.

City of Union Hires New Parks Director
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

The city of Union has named a new parks director to replace outgoing director Kevin Arand who recently announced retired.

Two Pre-Fair Events This Weekend
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

The Washington Town and Country Fair gates won’t open for another week, but residents can get into the spirit early with the annual Fair Run/Walk and Fair Parade this weekend.

First Responders To Escort 9/11 Exhibit to Park - Will Be on Display at Fair
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

The 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit, which will be on display all five days of the Washington Town and Country Fair, will receive a special escort when it arrives in town next Tuesday, Aug. 1.

City Officials: Airport Not Viewing Site For Total Solar Eclipse
Missourian — Posted on Thursday July 27, 2017

The St. Clair Regional Airport will not be an available to view the solar eclipse Aug. 21.

Union Third Largest District in County, Enrollment Down Slightly
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 26, 2017

The Union R-XI School District saw a slight dip in enrollment during the 2016-17 school year, according to a report on teacher salaries and other district facts.

Group Aims to Clear Up Eclipse Misnomers; Viewing Is Safe, Easy With Precautions
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 26, 2017

Safe solar eclipse viewing is simple and easy.

Cycling Team Makes Stop at UHS
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 26, 2017

A 29-person cycling group rolled into Union High School’s parking lot Friday, July 21, after a 100-mile ride from Colombia.

Yenzer Retires From Legal Secretary Post
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 26, 2017

After nearly 50 years of service to the legal community, Union resident Sandy Yenzer’s days of filing are over.

Organizers Sought for Road Home Poverty Simulation Event
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 26, 2017

Union High School graduate Josie Arens is working to make sure a homeless awareness simulation event she hosted last year continues on in the coming school year.

The Field Sold to Hockey Group
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 26, 2017

The Field Indoor Soccer and Sports Complex in Pacific has been purchased by Chesterfield Hockey Association (CHA) which will convert the facility into an ice rink.

Stone Hill Winery Wins Governor’s Cup — Highest Honor at State Competition
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 26, 2017

Stone Hill Winery, Hermann, took top honors at the 2017 Missouri Wine Competition held July 18-19 in Columbia.

Blaze Destroys St. Clair Home Saturday; Two-Story Home Collapsed During Fire
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 26, 2017

St. Clair firefighters responded to a residential fire at the 2400 block of Mill Hill Road Saturday just before 6 p.m. No injuries were reported.

Mercy Treats Just Three Heat Cases
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 26, 2017

Despite record setting and dangerous heat over the weekend, the emergency room at Mercy Hospital Washington only treated three patients with heat-related illnesses in the past week.

Pacific Man Is Killed in Shoot-Out - With Police on I-55
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 26, 2017

An incident Monday afternoon that ultimately ended in the death of a man in a shoot-out with police began in Pacific.

Lonedell R-XIV School District to Close for Eclipse; Security, Eye Safety Top Concerns
Missourian — Posted on Wednesday July 26, 2017

The Lonedell R-XIV School District board Monday unanimously agreed to close school Aug. 21, the day of the solar eclipse.

Suspect in Custody After Shooting Man in His Face
Missourian — Posted on Monday July 24, 2017

A 23-year-old man is in custody for allegedly shooting a St. Clair man in the face and seriously injuring him.

Car Strikes Pole, Krakow Woman Hurt
Missourian — Posted on Monday July 24, 2017

A Krakow woman had serious injuries after the car she was driving struck a utility pole off Country Club Road Sunday, July 23.

Sewer System Handling Heavy Rainstorms
Missourian — Posted on Sunday July 23, 2017

Heavy rains backed up the city’s sewer system along Front Street last week.


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